Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the insects attracted to a dead turkey.
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Entomologist Dr. Art Evans shares his “death scene” set up for his Randolph-Macon students with 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark. The day was hot and muggy and within minutes, the frozen “victim” had already begun to attract a few blow flies, yellow jackets and rove beetles.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans fills 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark in on some of the “behind the scenes” preparations for Art’s Medical & Veterinary Entomology Course. Thanks to Lakeside Animal Hospital, The Nit Fairies, and Dr. Dini Miller at Virginia Tech for all the tick, flea, head louse, and bed bug specimens!
Photo (top): Head louse, Pediculus humanus (Psocodea: Pediculidae). © 2015, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.
Photo (bottom): Bed bug, Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). © 2015, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.
You may not have known this, but 88.9 WCVE frequently provides audio services for producers in the U.S. and around the world. Perhaps, one of the most unusual projects we assisted in was the Late Night BBC Proms Concert broadcast from Thursday, September 10, 2015.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark note that late summer is high season for fruit flies in the home!
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans shares his recent visit to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark. Art suggests that an insect survey in Richmond similar to that of the BioSCAN project conducted by the museum might turn up some interesting results right here in Virginia.
I love physical media. I’m thinking of CDs particularly. Although CD liner notes are not always accurate, if they are fairly comprehensive, they do go a long way toward helping me research the music, the musicians and stories on The Sound of Swing and to put them in a broader context. There may be something that catches my attention in those details or in a song itself and I’ll head to my internet browser to get more details.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss Art's next book, Beetles of Eastern North America, published by Princeton University Press. The official book launch, including a book signing, will be held on Friday, 23 May 2014. More details willl be coming soon on Art’s Facebook page.